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Marie Berard

High Court rejects challenge to enforcement where defences were already raised before foreign court

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently dismissed a challenge to a previous decision to grant permission to enforce a Stockholm Chamber of Commerce award on the basis that contrary to the defendant's contention, there was a valid arbitration agreement between the parties and the defendant's arguments as to procedural irregularity had previously been raised in Swedish court proceedings, thereby giving rise to an issue estoppel..

Stephen P Kranz

California bill would make taxpayer information available to public

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

A concerning bill is pending in the California Senate which would require the California state controller's office to make taxpayer information publicly available.

Ole Kristian Olsby

COVID-19: temporary changes for laid-off employees who belong to private pension schemes

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

In order to deal with the financial consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak, Parliament has adopted temporary amendments to the rules for temporarily laid-off employees who belong to private pension schemes.

He Wei

CNIPA releases exposure draft on Guide for Determining Geographical Indications as Generic Names

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In March 2020 the China National Intellectual Property Administration released an exposure draft on the Guide for Determining Geographical Indications as Generic Names.

Vineet Aneja

Laws governing companies: overview

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

When setting up a business in India, attention must be paid to the laws which govern companies.

Gan Khong Aik

Apex court rules that high court orders and decisions that do not finally dispose of litigants' rights are non-appealable

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

Section 67 of the Courts of Judicature Act 1964 sets out the right to appeal in civil suits.

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